[sclug] Open Letter to the Community from Novell

ed ed at s5h.net
Wed Nov 22 19:20:39 UTC 2006

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006 10:05:41 +0000 (GMT)
Alex Butcher <lug at assursys.co.uk> wrote:

> Not necessarily. Such an event would only prevent Novell/SuSE from
> distributing individual infringing programs, rather than their entire
> distro. I think it would be highly unlikely that every program in
> their distro would be found to be infringing (though if it was the
> kernel, or X or glibc, it'd certainly be a pain in the arse). Also,

that might be the very sort of thing that ms wants to do. plant a
leaglbomb (think logicbomb) and let it grow for a few years, then pull
the carpet.

Regards, Ed                      :: http://www.usenix.org.uk
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